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  • Junaid Khan to replace Muhammad Irfan in Australia ODI series

    Fast bowler Junaid Khan has been called for the One Day International (ODI) series against Australia as a replacement for Muhammad Irfan who is returning home following the death of his mother, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials told DawnNews on Monday...

    Irfan who is set to leave the ODI squad in Australia has not played for Pakistan since September 2016, when his leg was injured...

  • Would've been a better player if Coach Arthur had trained me 10 years ago: Sohail Khan

    Fast bowler Sohail Khan believes he would have been "a great player" if Head Coach Mickey Arthur had trained him 10 years ago...

    "If he [Sohail] had performed the way he is performing now 10 years ago, he would have been a great international player now," he told DawnNews, adding that since the squad now has young players in good form, trying to bring Sohail back would be a "waste of time"...

  • Irfan limps out as Pakistan battle to avoid ODI whitewash

    CARDIFF: Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Irfan has been ruled out of the remainder of the tour of England, the Pakistan Cricket Board announced on Saturday...

    1 metres) Irfan, who was himself only called into the squad as an injury replacement for Mohammad Hafeez on Aug 27, managed just five legitimate overs in Thursday’s fourth one-day international against England at Headingley before going off with cramps to the visible annoyance of...

  • Irfan helps Pakistan restrict England to modest total

    ABU DHABI: Led by lanky paceman Mohammad Irfan’s three wickets, Pakistan restricted England to 216 all out in the first One-day International in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday...

    Irfan finished with 3-35 from his ten overs as England, who won the toss and opted to bat on a flat pitch at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, struggled to put up a big total...

  • Pakistan have potential to win SL ODI series: Irfan

    LAHORE: Fit-again Test paceman Mohammad Irfan reckons Pakistan have the potential to win the upcoming five-match One-day International series against Sri Lanka as he hopes to make use of the recent changes made to the limited-overs format of the game...

    Speaking to reporters at the Gaddafi Stadium on Thursday after attending a rain-shortened training camp along with fellow players Sohaib Maqsood, Mukhtar Ahmed and Adnan Akmal, Irfan...

  • Irfan back as Pakistan name squad for Sri Lanka ODIs

    LAHORE: Lanky paceman Mohammad Irfan was recalled Friday to the 16-man Pakistan squad for the five-match one-day series against Sri Lanka starting later this month...

    16 metres), injured his hip at the World Cup in March, forcing him to miss Pakistan's crucial quarter-final against eventual champions and co-hosts Australia...

  • Irfan’s heroics in vain as Peshawar win thriller

    Playing like the defending champions they are, Peshawar’s third straight success not only lifted Zohaib Khan’s side to the top of Group ‘B’ standings but brought an end to Lahore Whites’ charge towards the trophy they were looking to win given the star-studded value of their team...

    And if the Sarfraz Ahmed-led Karachi Blues succeed in defeating Islamabad in Friday’s last fixture under lights — with a playing XI that includes Pakistan...

  • Upbeat Irfan working on fitness, eyes comeback

    HYDERABAD: Pakistan’s lanky pace spearhead Mohammad Irfan insists he is working intensively on his physical fitness and will soon return to international cricket...

    “I will soon make a comeback before the next series, be it against Sri Lanka or any other country,” said Irfan, who was the chief guest at an athletics event here at Isra University on Wednesday...

  • Mohammad Irfan pleads for removal of name from ECL

    LAHORE: Pakistan’s left arm fast bowler Muhammad Irfan has filed a petition in the Lahore High Court for the removal of his name from the Exit Control List (ECL)...

    The counsel pleads that the petitioner has no links to the allegations and an inquiry initiated by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) also exonerated him of the charges...

  • Irfan raring to return after six-month ban

    LAHORE: Mohammad Irfan expects to avoid a backlash from Pakistan fans after the paceman served a six-month ban for failing to disclose approaches made by bookmakers during a domestic T20 tournament and is happy for the chance to resume his career...

    The 35-year-old, who played for Islamabad United in this year’s Pakistan Super League (PSL), was fined and banned for a year — six months of which were suspended — as part of a probe by...

  • Irfan completes ban period, hopes to play T20 against SL in Lahore

    KARACHI: Giant fast bowler Mohammad Irfan, who completed the period of his six-month PCB ban here on Thursday, is hoping that the ban will now be lifted and expressed hope to play the T20 match against Sri Lanka, set to be held in Lahore in October this year...

    Irfan was suspended for one year and fined Rs1,000,000 after he admitted his failure to report approaches by bookmakers linked to spot-fixing and his central contract was...

  • Irfan to give lecture to camp probables

    LAHORE: Fast bowler Mohammad Irfan, who had already completed a six-month ban in the spot-fixing case, will deliver a lecture at the NCA here on Wednesday to apprise the Pakistan probables — who have assembled to begin preparations for the upcoming Sri Lanka Tests — of the dangers pose by spot and match-fixing in the game...

    Irfan was banned for a year with a hefty Rs1 million fine by the PCB after he confessed about a bookmaker he...

  • Ustad Irfan: holding pen for master calligraphy pieces

    A master calligrapher Ustad Irfan Ahmad Khan was born in 1947 to a family of Hindko speaking farmers in a small village of Mansehra...

    He was among the team of calligraphers who volunteered to work at the sharine of Data Sahib and later formed the Pakistan Calligraphy-artists´ Guild in 1997...

  • Missing World Cup quarterfinal my biggest regret: Irfan

    Pakistan’s seven-foot-tall ace fast bowler Mohammad Irfan termed the 2015 World Cup a great learning curve and said missing the all-important quarterfinal against Australia was the biggest ‘regret’ of his relatively new international career...

    “I am fine now and completely fit as the rehabilitation process has been very good, but the regret is still there,” Irfan, who took eight wickets from five matches during the World Cup, told...

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